Tag Archives: white wine

Chicken with fennel and tarragon

I love the aniseed flavour and fragrance of fennel and tarragon and it goes perfectly with chicken. Add leeks, a white wine and cream sauce, serve with some creamy, buttery mash and you’ve got a real winner of a dinner … Continue reading

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Malfada corta with mushrooms and bacon

You could make this quick and easy pasta dish with dried porcini and chestnut mushroom sauce as a vegetarian dish, however, the crispy bacon lardons I use to top it with add protein and an extra dimension of flavour and … Continue reading

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Orzo with mushrooms

Orzo, also known as risoni, looks just like little grains of rice although it’s actually a type of short cut pasta. You can use it in lots of dishes as an alternative to rice like risotto (orzotto)and pilafs or add … Continue reading

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Parisian peaches

Many years ago, I went to a family-run restaurant in the suburbs of Paris for a working lunch. I can’t remember what else I ate on that warm summer day but I still dream about this dessert –  luscious peaches … Continue reading

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